Chimpanzees share 99% of their DNA with humans making them our closest relatives in the animal kingdom. Chimpanzees have been taught to communicate using American Sign Language. This presentation will focus on chimpanzee intelligence and behavior. The presentation will also tell the story of Dr. Jane Goodall, and her groundbreaking research on chimpanzees. Dr. Ulferts will share his own encounters with chimpanzees at Gombe National Park in Tanzania, as well as at Budongo Forest in Uganda.